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  • Climate Dynamicsby Kerry H. Cook

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 65.00

    Climate Dynamics is an advanced undergraduate-level textbook that provides an essential foundation in the physical understanding of the earth's climate system. The book assumes no background in atmospheric or ocean sciences and is appropriate for any science or engineering student who has completed two semesters of calculus and one semester of... more...

  • Ocean Circulationby Andreas Schmittner; John C. H. Chiang; Sidney R. Hemming

    Wiley 2013; US$ 124.00

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 173. The ocean's meridional overturning circulation (MOC) is a key factor in climate change. The Atlantic MOC, in particular, is believed to play an active role in the regional and global climate variability. It is associated with the recent debate on... more...

  • Ocean Modeling in an Eddying Regimeby Matthew W. Hecht; Hiroyasu Hasumi

    Wiley 2013; US$ 128.00

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 177. This monograph is the first to survey progress in realistic simulation in a strongly eddying regime made possible by recent increases in computational capability. Its contributors comprise the leading researchers in this important and constantly evolving... more...

  • Sea Surface Sound '94by M.J. Buckingham; J.R. Potter

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 164.00

    Understanding and constructively using natural sound in the ocean has become of prime importance with the shift of emphasis to protecting the environment and exercising responsible global resource management which has followed the end of the Cold War. Especially now that we realise that marine mammals and other inhabitants of the oceans are threatened... more...

  • The Earth as a Cradle for Lifeby Frank D. Stacey; Jane H. Hodgkinson

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 91.00

    The Earth as a Cradle for Life aims to fill the gap between readers who have a strong and informed scientific interest in the environment (but no access to the journal literature), and their desire for a basic understanding of the environment. It provides a comprehensive account, and requires no advanced mathematical skills. It will also satisfy a... more...

  • The Near-Surface Layer of the Oceanby Alexander Soloviev; Roger Lukas

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    The rationale for publishing a second edition of this monograph is that this area of research continues to show remarkable advancement. The new generation of synthetic aperture radar satellites has provided unprecedented spatial resolution of sea surface features. In addition, satellites to measure sea surface salinity have been launched. Computational... more...

  • The Aral Seaby Philip Micklin; Nikolay Aladin; Igor Plotnikov

    Springer 2013; US$ 229.00

    The book is structured into six core parts. The first part sets the scene and explains how the use of Aral basin water resources, primarily used for irrigation, have destroyed the Aral Sea. The team explains how spheres and events interact and the related problems. Part 2 examines the social consequences of the ecological catastrophe and the affect... more...

  • Holocene Sea-level Scenarios in Bangladeshby Towhida Rashid

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This Brief deals with the reconstruction of Holocene paleoenvironment in the central part of Bangladesh in relation to relative sea-level (RSL) changes which is 200 km north from the present coastline. Lithofacies characteristics, mangal peat, diatom and paleophysiographical evidences were considered to reconstruct the past position and C-14 ages were... more...

  • The Mediterranean Seaby Gianluca Eusebi Borzelli; Miroslav Gacic; Piero Lionello; Paola Malanotte-Rizzoli

    Wiley 2014; US$ 129.95

    Surface, intermediate, and deep-water processes and their interaction in time and space drive the major ocean circulation of the Mediterranean Sea. All major forcing mechanisms, such as surface wind forcing, buoyancy fluxes, lateral mass exchange, and deep convection determining the global oceanic circulation are present in this body of water. Deep... more...

  • Coastal Engineering 2004by Jane McKee Smith

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 1,302.00

    This comprehensive and up-to-date volume contains 367 papers presented at the 29th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, held in Lisbon, Portugal, 19–24 September 2004. It is divided into five parts: waves; long waves, nearshore currents, and swash; sediment transport and morphology; coastal management, beach nourishment, and dredging;... more...